Swimming at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

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Swimming
at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
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VenueBetty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex
Dates19–22 July 2017
Competitors184 from 45 nations
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The swimming competitions at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, The Bahamas took place from 19 to 22 July at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.[1][2] A total of 184 athletes from 45 nations contested 35 different events. Each Commonwealth Games Association was allowed to enter up to two swimmers (individual events) and one relay per event. In the Games, age limits set by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) for world Junior competitions were followed, according to which the age limit for boys is set to 15–18 years (means swimmers born in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002) and for girls its 14–17 years of age (means swimmers born in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003).[3]

Format[edit]

The competition will feature 35 long course (50m) events, divided between males, females and mixed events into the following events:

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 England89421
2 South Africa83415
3 New Zealand78520
4 Singapore74617
5 Scotland3238
6 Australia1258
7 Wales1124
8 Northern Ireland0224
9 Bahamas*0213
10 Sri Lanka0202
11 Botswana0011
 Fiji0011
 Trinidad and Tobago0011
Totals (13 nations)353535105
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle Scott McLay
 Scotland
23.10 Kyle Abeysinghe
 Sri Lanka
23.38 Jeron Thompson
 Trinidad and Tobago
23.43
100 m freestyle Scott McLay
 Scotland
50.46 Kyle Abeysinghe
 Sri Lanka*
50.93 Jonathan Tan
 Singapore
51.10
200 m freestyle Lewis Clareburt
 New Zealand
1:49.89 Jarryd Baxter
 South Africa
1:50.50 Jack McMillan
 Northern Ireland
1:50.72
400 m freestyle Jarryd Baxter
 South Africa
3:53.76 Lewis Clareburt
 New Zealand
3:54.15 Jakob Goodman
 England
3:55.67
1500 m freestyle Zac Reid
 New Zealand
15:40.11 Max Osborn
 Australia
15:50.64 James Freeman
 Botswana
15:53.73
50 m backstroke Finn Kennard Campbell
 New Zealand
26.18 Jahrel Murphy
 England
26.44 Francis Fong
 Singapore
26.50
100 m backstroke Francis Fong
 Singapore
56.42 Scott McClay
 Scotland
56.53 Finn Kennard Campbell
 New Zealand
56.85
200 m backstroke Jarryd Baxter
 South Africa
2:00.90 James McFadzen
 England
2:03.21 Francis Fong
 Singapore
2:05.00
50 m breaststroke Michael Houlie
 South Africa
27.68 Izaak Bastian
 Bahamas
28.77 Zongxian Khoo
 Singapore
29.19
100 m breaststroke Michael Houlie
 South Africa
1:01.86 Zongxian Khoo
 Singapore
1:03.41 Izaak Bastian
 Bahamas
1:03.71
200 m breaststroke Luan Grobbelaar
 South Africa
2:16.44 Michael Houlie
 South Africa
2:16.97 Taichi Vakasama
 Fiji
2:17.17
50 m butterfly Scott McLay]]
 Scotland
24.53 Dylan Koo
 Singapore
24.55 Lewis Fraser
 Wales
24.66
100 m butterfly Lewis Fraser
 Wales
53.87 Dylan Koo
 Singapore
54.32 Ong Jung Yi
 Singapore
54.35
200 m butterfly Mason Wilby
 England
1:59.89 Lewis Clareburt
 New Zealand
2:00.24 Charles Cox
 Australia
2:01.02
200 m individual medley Thomas Dean
 England
2:02.13 Lewis Clareburt
 New Zealand
2:03.06 James McFadzen
 England
2:04.39
400 m individual medley Lewis Clareburt
 New Zealand
4:18.78 Thomas Dean
 England
4:24.47 Ethan McAleese
 Australia
4:25.42
  • During the competition Abeysinghe won the silver medal in the men's 100m freestyle event, marking Sri Lanka's first ever swimming medal at either the Youth or Senior Commonwealth Games.[4]

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle Meg Harris
 Australia
25.89 Elzbeita Noble
 Australia
25.97 Laticia-Leigh Transom
 New Zealand
26.02
100 m freestyle Quah Jing Wen
 Singapore
56.31 Laticia-Leigh Transom
 New Zealand
56.59 Sophie Smith
 Scotland
56.95
200 m freestyle Laticia-Leigh Transom
 New Zealand
2:01.56 Sophie Smith
 Scotland
2:02.32 Rebecca Meder
 South Africa
2:02.56
400 m freestyle Leah Crisp
 England
4:16.36 Rachel Bethel
 Northern Ireland
4:16.43 Sophie Caldwell
 New Zealand
4:17.76
800 m freestyle Leah Crisp
 England
8:49.94 Rachel Bethel
 Northern Ireland
8:54.06 Rebecca Meder
 South Africa
8:54.21
50 m backstroke Lily Boseley
 England
29.04 Medi Harris
 Wales
29.34 Mariella Venter
 South Africa
29.66
100 m backstroke Mariella Venter
 South Africa
1:01.77 Lily Boseley
 England
1:02.19 Gina Galloway
 New Zealand
1:02.68
200 m backstroke Mariella Venter
 South Africa
2:13.57 Lily Boseley
 England
2:14.79 Medi Harris
 Wales
2:16.52
50 m breaststroke Christie Chue
 Singapore
32.38 Lilly Higgs
 Bahamas
32.52 Ciara Smith
 New Zealand
32.56
100 m breaststroke Hanim Abrahams
 South Africa
1:10.14 Christie Chue
 Singapore
1:10.72 Ciara Smith
 New Zealand
1:11.07
200 m breaststroke Layla Black
 England
2:31.00 Mya Rasmussen
 New Zealand
2:31.49 Hanim Abrahams
 South Africa
2:32.32
50 m butterfly Quah Jing Wen
 Singapore
59.92 Ciara Schlosshan
 England
1:00.14 Hannah Bates
 New Zealand
1:01.27
100 m butterfly Quah Jing Wen
 Singapore
27.23 Alicia Wilson
 England
27.28 Emma Harvey
 Scotland
27.56f
200 m butterfly Ciara Schlosshan
 England
2:10.95 Quah Jing Wen
 Singapore
2:13.29 Brittany Castelluzzo
 Australia
2:13.80
200 m individual medley Alicia Wilson
 England
2:15.49 Mya Rasmussen
 New Zealand
2:16.55 Shannon Russell
 Northern Ireland
2:17.97
400 m individual medley Mya Rasmussen
 New Zealand
4:42.19 Rebecca Meder
 South Africa
4:46.69 Ciara Schlosshan
 England
4:49.22

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
4×100 m freestyle relay  Singapore (SGP)
Chua Yi Shou
Natasha Ong
Quah Jing Wen
Jonathan Tan
3:36.01  England (ENG)
Harry Constantine
Elizabeth Harris
Mason Wilby
Alicia Wilson
3:36.17  Scotland (SCO)
Anna Fleming
Emma Harvey
Scott McLay
Luke Robins
3:37.05
4×200 m freestyle relay  New Zealand (NZL)
Lewis Clareburt
Chelsey Edwards
Zac Reid
Laticia-Leigh Transom
7:50.85  England (ENG)
Harry Constantine
Leah Crisp
Jakob Goodman
Elizabeth Harris
7:55.79  Australia (AUS)
Daniel Jacobson
Charlotte Mitchell
Max Osborn
Katie Strachan
7:57.74
4×100 m medley relay  Singapore (SGP)
Francis Fong
Zongxian Khoo
Quah Jing Wen
Toh Fann Rui
3:56.74  New Zealand (NZL)
Lewis Clareburt
Finn Kennard Campbell
Ciara Smith
Laticia-Leigh Transom
3:57.21  England (ENG)
Elizabeth Harris
James McFadzen
Jahrel Murphy
Alicia Wilson
3:59.33

Participating nations[edit]

There were 45 participating nations at the swimming competitions with a total of 184 swimmers. The number of athletes a nation entered is in parentheses beside the name of the country.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Race, Loretta (18 July 2017). "2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Aquatic Competition Kicks-off July 19th". www.swimswam.com/. SwimSwam. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Competition Schedule Aquatics" (PDF). www.results.bahamas2017cyg.com/. 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Aquatics". www.results.bahamas2017cyg.com/. 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ Morgan, Liam (20 July 2017). "Clareburt wins two gold medals as New Zealand dominate swimming at Bahamas 2017". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Swimming Sport Entries". www.results.bahamas2017cyg.com/. 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Organizing Committee. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  6. ^ Ranasinghe, Lakshman (18 June 2017). "Eight Swimmers off to Bahamas and Hungary". The Sunday Times. Colombo, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  7. ^ Uvais, Farhan (21 June 2017). "Sri Lanka nominate two swimming teams for Commonwealth Youth Games and World Aquatics Championships". www.dailysports.lk/. Daily Sports. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  8. ^ Race, Loretta (21 June 2017). "06/21/17 In Briefs: News From Ireland, New Zealand & Sri Lanka". www.swimswam.com/. Swim Swam Partners, LLC. Retrieved 13 July 2017.

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